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  • Intel Exec Dolfie: Build-To-Order Model Works

    Successful system builders and the largest OEMs are signing new customers in a tough economy because of their ability to produce built-to-order systems, an Intel channel executives told white-box builders here.

  • Zander’s Parting Words

    Just two weeks before announcing his retirement from Sun, president and COO Ed Zander agreed to an interview at his company's iForce partner summit in Orlando. Although he gave no indication then that he was leaving, his philosophical tone and illuminating reflections suggest, in retrospect, that the man had weighty matters on his mind.

  • Hitachi Data Systems Offers New Arrays

    Hitachi Data Systems this week plans to take the wraps off the latest weapon in its war with storage rival EMC: two new storage arrays and a new software emphasis that company executives expect will help HDS take the No. 1 spot away from EMC.

  • Microsoft To Call Allchin, But Not Ballmer, To Testify

    Microsoft decided against calling CEO Steve Ballmer to testify in the antitrust remedy trail, leaving James Allchin, platforms division group vice president, as the last top executive among remaining witnesses that will be called to testify.

  • Internal HP Memo Discloses Management Structure

    While Hewlett-Packard has yet to publicly announce the list of 1,000 midlevel managers unveiled to employees in the past few days, CRN has obtained an internal memo with attachments listing more than 100 of them in the Enterprise Systems Group, HP Services and the Personal Systems Group for the Americas.

  • Wipro Stakes Its Claim In U.S.

    Ask Ramesh Emani, CTO of Wipro Technologies, to name the single most important goal he has set for himself this year, and he answers without hesitation: To make Wipro Technologies as respected in the U.S. IT solutions markets as Accenture, EDS or IBM Global Services.

  • Linksys Unveils Gateway

    Linksys last week unveiled a wireless gateway that it claims will let wireless laptop users deliver presentations without physically hooking up to a projector.

  • Microsoft's Security Plan

    Microsoft is making progress in its much-publicized Trustworthy Computing initiative, but making software more secure is a long-term process, said the company's new chief security strategist.

  • For Vignette, More Isn’t Better

    When Thomas E.Hogan left Siebel Systems last spring to join Vignette as president and COO, he set out to bring the company through the economic downturn and return it to a premier status in the software industry. The last year hasn't been easy, however. The Austin, Texas-based software-maker has seen heavy losses and falling license revenue, as well as management changes and corporate restructuring. But the good news is Vignette has emerged as a contender in the content-management space, releasing its V6 Platform last fall.

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